Editing the [...]

Hey guys, I’ve been trying to get the […] on the post excerpts to change, but it seems like it’s not working as it’s supposed to.

Everyone on the Wordpress forums says to just add to functions.php, like in this thread, but when I do it doesn’t seem to change anything. I’m presuming this is because Perth is doing some trickery to override it.

Here is my site, you can see the […]'s on the front page there.

Any help greatly appreciated!


It’s because you’re reading a six year old post that doesn’t apply anymore :slight_smile:
Use this please:

function new_excerpt_more( $more ) {
	return '[.....]';
add_filter('excerpt_more', 'new_excerpt_more');

Or see how to make it a link.

Consider using a child theme to add this code or use a plugin like Code Snippets. Otherwise you’ll lose your changes when you update the theme.

Oh geez, I even looked at that page earlier and didn’t bother to try it because at first glance it looked like the same thing as the old post I read. Working perfectly now.

Thanks a bunch!